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Our Blog: Scherzo

January 19th, 2022

All Music is Mood Music

When the world is filled with news that hurts, we have music to pull us from despair and remind us of the hope it took to create something beautiful.

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December 20th, 2021

Stream of Shoppingness

The other day I was out shopping with my significant other…

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December 3rd, 2021

Musical Friendships

Some of my favorite stories about musical pieces are about the people behind them: composers, performers, even publishers and impresarios, and the ways they worked together.

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November 17th, 2021

Welcome to Scherzo

Welcome to Scherzo, the new blog from KVNO on-air hosts, featuring a variety of topics on classical music, Omaha arts and culture and life in general.

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November 15th, 2021

The Power of Classical Music

Music’s power is undeniable. It is used to evoke every emotion. It has been used to rally patriotism in times of war, as anthems of change during protests, as lullabies at bedtime, as remembrances at funerals, to calm us in turmoil, as a refuge from the chaos of the world around us. Many of you, like me, have sought out that calm over these past two years of uncertainty, and even at time, fear.

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October 18th, 2021

Frederic Chopin: Changing the Course of Classical Music

Polish Composer Frederic Chopin was the most significant composer in the history of the piano. He didn’t like being a celebrity – he shunned attention and would have disapproved of his music being on the radio.

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